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Introduction to Visualizing 508 Compliant Slideshow

Slideshow
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Standards: Literature • Informational Text
This is a 508 compliant version of the Overview Slideshow found in the Instructional Strategy Guide for English Language Arts: Visualizing.

Introduction to Word Analysis 508 Compliant Slideshow

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Standards: Informational Text
This is a 508 compliant version of the Overview Slideshow found in the Instructional Strategy Guide for English Language Arts: Word Analysis.

Investigation of High School Students' Online Science Information Searching Performance: The Role of Implicit and Explicit Strategies

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The study examined the relationship between search strategies used to explore scientific knowledge on the Web and search outcomes. There were two general categories of Internet search strategies:...

It's Never Written in Stone: The Agony of Revision

Article
Standards: Writing
How do we teach the beauty of revision when it is such an agony for young writers? Learn how one teacher of writing workshops cajoles revisions from her elementary students.

Keys to Literacy Blended PD Planning Checklist

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This checklist provides guiding questions to help you prepare and plan a blended PD environment. It includes questions about participant and technology readiness; the support structure for the...

Khan Academy: The Future of Education?

Video
This 60 Minutes special looks at Khan Academy and the concept of the "flipped classroom" and online learning.

Leadership Teams and Quality Instruction

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This three-hour module will help your team build awareness of what quality instruction means and looks like, analyze how to promote quality instruction, and explore practices that help the team stay...

Leading for Learning: Reflective Tools for School and District Leaders

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Used as a leaders’ toolbox or a dynamic organizer, the overall framework of this paper is designed primarily for school and district administrators. The tools are also for those who can “lead for...

Learning & Leading with Technology Online Archives

Article
Full text availability of all issues of Learning & Leading with Technology.

Learning to Write and Writing to Learn

Article
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Standards: Writing
"This book chapter covers the following topics: The difference between teaching students how to write and how to use writing to learn content, Research review of most effective writing instruction...

Lifebook Journals Help Students Write Fluently

Article
Standards: Writing
A teacher inspires her second-grade students to write by having them keep "Lifebooks" modeled after Marissa Moss's "Amelia's Notebook." Their entries later become the basis of longer pieces.

Making Content Accessible for All Students (Print Version)

Article
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We know accessibility is important, but sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. Use this quick guide to learn about the different components of accessibility, examples of who may...

Making Content Accessible for All Students (Web Version)

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We know accessibility is important, but sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. Use this quick guide to learn about the different components of accessibility, examples of who may...

Making Sense of Data-Driven Decision Making in Education

Article
Unlike past studies of data use in schools, this paper brings together information systematically gathered from large, representative samples of educators at the district, school, and classroom...

Making it Happen: Addressing Digital Accessibility

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Given that the law requires districts to provide accessible materials, including curricular content and websites to students and the community, we encourage you to learn about resources, tips, and...

Making the Written Word Easier for Readers with Print Disabilities

Article
Using technology-aided instruction is one way to help children with reading difficulties. This article describes how the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) helps...

Managing technology efficiently in California K?12 schools: Policies & practices for minimizing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

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To assess the total cost of ownership (TCO) of computer technology in California's K?12 public schools, the authors of this thesis studied two high schools, one elementary school, and one school...

Managing technology efficiently in California K–12 schools: Policies & practices for minimizing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

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To assess the total cost of ownership (TCO) of computer technology in California's K–12 public schools, the authors of this thesis studied two high schools, one elementary school, and one school...

Mapping Knowledge: Concept Maps in Early Childhood Education

Article
Graphic organizers such as webs, timelines, Venn diagrams, flowcharts, and concept maps are well known and widely used instructional and learning tools. They help teachers and students not only to...

Math Peer Tutoring for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities

Article
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The authors of this article define several formats of peer tutoring to support student learning in mathematics. Drawing from the literature base, the authors advocate for peer tutoring programs that...